News & Announcements

Happy National Flag of Canada Day from the students at Abraham Erb Public School!

Happy National Flag of Canada Day!  On February 15, 1965 our national flag was raised for the first time on Parliament Hill. Then, in 1996, February 15th was declared National Flag of Canada Day. Every year since, we celebrate our beautiful flag. In 2018, the National Flag of Canada is celebrating its 53rd anniversary during […]

Grade 5 Waterloo students can be city councillors for the day

Mayor Dave Jaworsky is inviting Grade 5 students in Waterloo to share one big idea to make Waterloo an even better place to live. Students can submit their idea in writing or as a video, and Mayor Jaworsky will select eight entrants to take over city council for a day. Winners will have a chance […]

Friday, January 26 is a P.D. Day for Elementary school staff

January 26, 2018 is a professional development day for Elementary school staff. Elementary students will not attend school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus of the P.D. Day will be teacher directed assessments, evaluation and planning activities. Paraprofessional staff (EAs/CYWs) will be participating in […]

Help us improve communication: focus group registration

At Waterloo Region District School Board we know that success for our students depends on effective communication between schools, students and their parents. To help us understand how we can continue to improve communication with you, we are running a series of focus groups to hear from parents across Waterloo region about your experience with […]

EA and CYW Appreciation Day

We are a public school district for everyone – no matter their background or ability. To help every child in our district achieve their potential, we rely on the support of parents and caregivers and, of course, the hard work of every member of staff. Today we recognize some of the staff who support some […]

Congratulations to the over 60 students who completed Waterloo’s Canada 150 Literacy Challenge!

Congratulations to the over 60 students who completed Waterloo’s Canada 150 Literacy Challenge! Many special guests came to help celebrate this hero moment.  We are a hero generation!  Let’s keep celebrating Canada!!!

Join us on January 25 for a Public Meeting Open House

Waterloo Region District School Board is developing a Long-Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) that will show how well used our schools are now and are expected to be over the next ten years. It also reveals how well kept our schools are in terms of school condition. Your feedback on the proposed solutions is important to us. We invite […]

Trustees form a committee to consider full-year schooling

On Monday evening, trustees voted in favour of establishing a committee to look into the option of full-year schooling. Full-year schooling means students would get the same number of days in school but with more frequent, shorter breaks in the year. The committee will review research, look at examples of boards currently running full-year programs […]

It’s time to register for Kindergarten

Online registration is now open for Fall 2018. For most children and parents, the transition into kindergarten can be an exciting milestone. At Waterloo Region District School Board, we want to ensure parents that their children will receive the best education in the region, throughout their Kindergarten to Grade 12 journey. When students begin school […]

January 16 – Red and White Day: HERO “HOPE” Assembly & Canada 150 Finale Celebration

This Tuesday, January 16th, is Red and White day. It is going to be our HERO “Hope” assembly and Canada 150 Finale Celebration. There were over 60 students who completed the Canada 150 Literacy Challenge. Congratulations! Tuesday will be a very special day with special guests visiting our school — including the Honourable Bardish Chagger of […]

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